MPs against proposal to implement VAT

Thursday, August 10, 2017

A number of MPs rejected the government’s decision to impose value added tax (VAT), local media reported.

According to these MPs, VAT will increase prices for both citizens and expats. MPs added that they will not vote for it in the National Assembly.

MP Riyadh Al-Adasani said he is against taxes including VAT. He said this proposal was included in the government’s
work program and the prime minister was grilled over several policies including the issue of high prices.

MP Jamaan Al-Harbash said it is not possible to accept VAT due to inflation and the government’s inability to control prices. He said the Cabinet’s approval of the GCC VAT treaty does not mean it will be effective without parliament ratification. MP Abdelkareem Al-Kandari demanded improvement in services before thinking about imposing VAT, adding “we will vote against the proposal”.


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Mohammad Arshad
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

I believe for the government tax is important source of income it should be in a country, but most important things after receiving tax how government facilities to the people. Is they will provide free education, free health, pension after retirement??????

Shirleyds
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thank god .... but still enjoy this country....cause there is no tax till now...god keep us all safe and protect us always only one thing we pray till we r here in this country.....

Shaban
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2017

anybody thinking about Qatar

zak
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

some sense at last !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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